Each flower is as a written book.
And rich the stores of holy thought
That by these blossoms fair are brought.
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup margarine
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/2 tsp vanilla
1 1/2 cup flour
miniature marshmallows (I omitted this)
chocolate chips (I stirred the chips into the dough)
Stir sugars together. Blend in margarine, peanut butter,vanilla and
egg. Stir in flour to make a soft dough. Press into pizza pan and bake
for 10 minutes at 375~. Sprinkle with marshmallows and chocolate chips
and bake for an additional 5 to 8 minutes or until nicely
browned. Makes 6 servings.
Chocolate Anise Cookies
Recipe courtesy Giada De Laurentiis
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
Line a heavy large baking sheet with parchment paper. Whisk the flour, baking powder, and salt in a medium bowl to blend. Using an electric mixer, beat the sugar and butter in a large bowl to blend. Beat in the eggs 1 at a time. Add the flour mixture and beat just until blended. Add the ground anise seed and mix well. Stir in the chocolate chips.
Form the dough into a 16-inch-long, 3-inch-wide log. Transfer the log to the prepared baking sheet. Bake until light golden, about 30 minutes. Cool 30 minutes.
Place the log on the cutting board. Using a serrated knife, cut the log on a diagonal into 1/2- to 3/4-inch-thick slices. Arrange the cookies cut side down on the baking sheet. Bake the cookies until pale golden, about 15 minutes. Transfer the cookies to a rack and cool completely.